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Are you a budding photographer in the Brighton & Hove region? Do you want to show how sustainable your city is? Would you like your photographs featured on the FotoDocument website and reviewed by industry specialists?

Residents of Brighton & Hove are invited to submit their sustainability photographs of the city to the One Planet City photography competition. The submissions will be judged by a panel of industry professionals who will select the best entries within each of the ten One Planet Living categories. Judges include: Nina Emett (Director, FotoDocument), Celia Davies (Director, Photoworks), Anthony Probert (Regional Manager, Bioregional), Simon Roberts (Photographer), Melanie Friend (Photographer), Murray Ballard (Photographer).

What to photograph?

  1. OPL_tableChoose from one or more of Bioregional’s ten One Planet Living principles:
  2. Create a photograph that reflects the people, landscape and character of Brighton & Hove. You can look at the work submitted by the ten commissioned photographers at the ten exhibition sites around the city for inspiration. Submit your photograph/s to as many of the different categories as you wish but please only submit ONE photograph per category.

Submissions can be uploaded here along with the category you are entering.  You could win one of ten signed photo books by renowned photographers, and a selection of other great prizes.

Deadline for submissions is 5pm on Sunday 31st May 2015.

What is the One Planet City?

Brighton & Hove was accredited as the world’s first One Planet City in 2013. Selected and commissioned from an open call by FotoDocument, ten emerging and established photographers have created ten photo essays in response to each of the ten principles of One Planet Living, a sustainability framework created by Bioregional and adopted by the city of Brighton and Hove. The ten photo essays are currently being exhibited at key venues around the city until August 2015, including: Brighton Railway Station, Shoreham Port, Hove Promenade, The Open Market (London Road) and the American Express Community Football Stadium amongst others. This project has been conceived, commissioned and curated by FotoDocument in partnership with Photoworks and Bioregional and is supported by Arts Council England and Brighton & Hove City Council.